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Ireland to sign off on bid to co-host Euro 2028 with the UK

Ministers will sign off on a joint bid for Ireland and the UK to host Euro 2028. UEFA's deadline for formal bids is Wednesday with Government sources confident the pitch will be successful. Ireland is pitching to co-host Euro 2028 along with England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Minister for Sport Jack Chambers met with

Family of Vicky Phelan say her death 'will leave a void in all our lives'

Vicky Phelan's family have said her passing will leave a void in all of their lives. The cervical cancer campaigner died in the early hours of Monday morning at Milford Hospice in Limerick. Tributes have poured in from all walks of life, including President Michael D Higgins, who hailed her "enormous contribution to Irish society."

How far can you get from Dublin without a plane in a day?

One man who wanted to see how far he got from Dublin without taking a plane has said it's easier than people think. Pádraic Fogarty, Editor of Irish Wildlife Magazine, took the ferry to Wales, a train to London and then the Eurostar. He told The Hard Shoulder if you stay overnight in Paris or

“You’re trying to keep your eyes open, not to be naive” | Nevin World Cup Preview

Former Chelsea and Everton footballer Pat Nevin joined Joe Molloy on The Football Show this evening, previewing the World Cup and giving his prediction for the tournament’s winner. Former Chelsea and Everton footballer Pat Nevin joined Joe Molloy on The Football Show this evening, previewing the World Cup and giving his prediction for the tournament’s

'We won't be watching Irish content' without licence fee reform

A producer has warned that Irish content will not continue to be made without reform of the TV licence fee. Larry Bass is Chief Executive of ShinAwil, which has produced shows such as 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'The Voice of Ireland'. The Government rejected a recommendation in July to abolish the licence fee from

Bank of Ireland launches new system to catch out 'sophisticated' scams

Bank of Ireland has renewed warnings of phone scams, launching a new system that allows customers to verify texts. People are asked to be on high alert and not to take messages or calls at face value. The number of people who've received a scam text pretending to be from their bank has jumped by

Prince Philip considered suing 'The Crown' over episode about sister's death

The Duke of Edinburgh spoke to his lawyers about suing Netflix over the portrayal of his sister's death in The Crown. The Sunday Times reports that Prince Philip consulted Farrer & Co, the law firm that has advised the royal family for nearly a century, after the series featured a plotline about the death of

Claims that Twitter employees can no longer work from home 'false'

Elon Musk has shut down reports that staff in Twitter's Dublin office are no longer allowed to work from home. Having just taken over the massive company, Mr Musk has received backlash for his handling of the changeover, with many employees finding themselves suddenly locked out of buildings and email accounts before being informed they

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Severed head found near highway in Maloney

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Holy Faith Sisters launch first book

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KC Confectionery, leading the way on SDGs

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 17 Hrs Ago An employee in PPE gear sorts candy at KC Confectionery's headquarters at Southern Main Road, Couva. - ANGELO MARCELLE In one way or another, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were always topics of concern and consideration for many organisations. But it wasn't until September 2015 that these issues